The OAuth 2.0 Authorization Framework, October 2012
- Canonical URL:
- File formats:
- PROPOSED STANDARD
- RFC 5849
- Updated by:
- RFC 8252
- D. Hardt, Ed.
- oauth (sec)
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The OAuth 2.0 authorization framework enables a third-party application to obtain limited access to an HTTP service, either on behalf of a resource owner by orchestrating an approval interaction between the resource owner and the HTTP service, or by allowing the third-party application to obtain access on its own behalf. This specification replaces and obsoletes the OAuth 1.0 protocol described in RFC 5849. [STANDARDS-TRACK]
For the definition of Status, see RFC 2026.
For the definition of Stream, see RFC 4844.